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pleasanton police. >> oakland mayor is looking for federal aid while in washington this week to attend the national conference of mayors and president obama's inauguration on monday. the mayor is planning to meet with several law enforcement agencies to secure and expand federal support to oakland police and the city's crime-fighting effort and is asking governor brown to extend the assistance oakland has been getting from the highway patrol. brown said oakland has to find out what they want. some in oakland want zero police. the leadership of that city has to show the way. brown is a former mayor of oakland. >> people dining out in san francisco will be able to access a restaurant health ratings at their fingertips. the consumer review site "yelp" will post health ratings online. it is a good way to get government information to the public. abc7's reporter will have a live report next year on that partnership. >> the weather forecast, now. it sounds like a broken record, or for the young people, the cd is skipping. >> the cd is stuck. >> mike nicco, our meteorologist , will explain wh
.h.p.'s agreement to patrol oakland city streets. the highway patrol wants to pay to extend the service and c.h.p. says they will continue to work with the city for another 30 days. no word on whether oakland will have to pay for that extension. c.h.p. officers have made 87 felony arrests in 90 days of prowls in oakland. >> poll shows california are the most optimistic since before the recession. governor brown gets the highest approval rating since taking office in 2011, at 51 percent following the asurroundsment -- following the announcement of a state budget surplus. experts expect the state to outpeople the nation as a whole in 2013. last time consumer confidence was this high was way back in 2007. >> the state budget cut forces san mateo county to close courtrooms and cut staff. last year the county reduced the trial court workforce by 30 percent cutting back on clerk hours. now the majority of court services in south san francisco and shayia are suspended and five courtrooms will close entirely. up to 25 employees could lose jobs in september and five court commissioners could be gone b
oakland road we have another accident moved to the right-hand shoulder. it is a little bit slow beyond the seen as they move that from lane two to the right-hand shoulder. elsewhere we have a problem northbound 880 on the shoulder now cleared so that accident is looking good through fremont and getting busy on the east shore freeway moving to richmond and to the berkeley area and macarthur maze. kristen and eric? >> we follow breaking news from london where a helicopter crash in the middle of the city killed two people and injured 13. the two dead, one the pilot, the other is someone on the ground, it happened during the morning rush hour at midnight our time. the helicopter hit a crane on top of a high-rise building. they are working to secure the crane. there is no immediate danger of collapse. no word on the exact cause. it could take months to sort out. there are low clouds and fog. authorities say it was shrouding the tower. the pilot was diverting a landing because of bad weather and that terrorism does not appear to be likely. >> now, japan has grounded the entire fleet of boein
. kristen and eric? >> we start 6:00 with developing news from the abc7 at 11. right knew, oakland police are still surrounding a neighborhood after someone opened fire and wounded an undercover officer. amy joins us live with the search underway. amy? >> this is still in sign of the two men they are looking for. look behind me, the swat team is still engaged in this case with a section of seminary blocked off. you can see the swat vehicle located in the middle of the street. no one is being allowed in or out without a police escort. the officers approve who gets in or out. we were overhead when police say an officer was shot at 6:30. he was working undercover vetting another shooting when he was confronted by three armed men. police say he was shot in the arm. they were able to arrest one suspect. the other two suspects got away. police are still looking on them but they need help. >> we want to ask the community to continue to be vigilant. please contact the oakland police department nonemergency number reporting suspicious activists involving two individuals from the area. >> the chief
in milbrae, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> good to hear she's going to be okay. thank you, kira. oakland police are investigating a shooting that left two people injured. police responded to 68th avenue and mcarthur believed at 5:30 yesterday afternoon after neighbors reported hearing gunshots gunshots a neighbor told abc7 news off-camera that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said it was gunshots can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. my kids was already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away at edwards and near i-580. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their car after being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night near gurneville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that
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francisco, 11/100ths. oakland, conk yorkd a tenth of an inch or less. don't fit the umbrellas yet. i'll let you know when the next system will arrive. >> oakland city officials trying to do everything they can to stop the skyrocketing crime rate. last night, several key components of a crime fighting plan were approved including hiring of a controversial consult yanlt. hundreds turned out to both support and condemn william bratton, former new york city police commissioner and lapd chief who has come under fire for aggressive policing tactic autos neither the devil which is to say nor savor, part of a team. >> this particular splan not about bill bratton but policy partnerships. bill bratton is a member of the team. >> the council approved other crime fighting measures including an additional police academy. the hiring of two sfgs technicians and the interim use of 11 sheriff deputies to help suppression efforts. >> council members got an earful about why they shouldn't hire him but tonight he says he's ready to take on the challenge of facing oakland's soaring crime rate. vick? >> i shock
bratton. the city of oakland wants him as a consultant. the chief called him one of the brightest minds in policing. the method can be controversial. he has supported stock -- stop and frisk in new york. supporters say look at his record. >> he brought crime down in los angeles and helped to get minority people working and complaints went down if that city. it was a change for the good and for the better. >> you pour money into people from outside of our community to solve the problems of violence in our community. violence is a language of unheard so you need to start with people who live here when they are telling you what it is they want, what they need. >> the vote came just two hours ago, 2:30 in the morning at 7-1 vote with brooks voting against the hire. the chief and the mayor of oakland insist bratton will "advise" city leaders with the ultimate decision theirs. they say oakland will not stand for rail -- racial profiling. >> a driver is in custody after a chase that started in hayward and ended across the bay in san francisco. c.h.p. officers followed a black s.u.v. acro
no arrests have been made. >>> oakland police are investigating a a shooting that left two people injured. police responded to 68th and mccarver boulevard yesterday of a neighbors reported hearing gunshots they said a local cable technician ran to her for cover after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here he said can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. >> and the kids? >> my kids were already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away. investigators believe that is where the victims crashed their car catch being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning, sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night. that was near gurneville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that hitchhiker near the stump town brewery on river road, and it happened around 7:30 last night. now investigators are not sure why, but say the
. >> in a few hours, oakland police are expected to brief reporters of the latest information in the search for suspects involved in the shooting of an under covered officer last night that happened near international boulevard at seminary. amy is live in oakland. last time we talked the s.w.a.t. officers were on the scene. >> still here. look behind me. they, worked throughout the night on seminary at 17th. this section of the street is still blocked off. they are looking for two other men. they are looking for evidence. they are still at it this morning. this shooting happened last night at 6:30. police say the officer was, working undercover. they have not released his name. he was on seminary near 17th. he was investigating another shooting when the chief says he was shot. >> during the course of the follow-up he was confronted by three armed and very dangerous individuals. during the confrontation the officer was shot in the arm. the officer suffered a non-life threatening injury. he is expected to have a full recovery. >> police say they arrested one person and are looking for two oth
. the oakland city council has voted to hire the foam top -- fr top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 a.m. before deciding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategies including controversial stop and frisk which gives officers, and say, too much discretion and leads to racial from files. supporters say bratton brought crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. we will have a live report with more on this coming up in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure, bringing in alameda county sheriff deputies to patrol the streets. when deputies and one supervisor will help with the duties two days a week. the oakland police union opposed the plan but city leaders say something has to be done do put more cops on the street to deal with rising crime. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, right now, has sat down and wearing green and is about to testify about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya, in september. in is a live picture from washington, dc. she will
in oakland at 9:00 in a hotel. officers say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. the 25-year-old starr lamare, she has three small children, was dating oliver. her smoldering sweater was lying in street after she ripped it off. this is an image that was so disturbing for the witnesses. they say it was horrible to watch her run and scream and trying to get sweater off. this happened sunday afternoon. witnesses say the couple was arguing and oliver got gasoline and he pored it on on starr lamare and lit her on fire. she has burns to her face and she will probably be in the hospital for four to five months. one of her sisters told me that she was hoping he would be caught alive. she said she thought debt was too easy and she wants him to sit in jail and think about her sister. he now is in jail and bliss will charge him with arson and attempted murder. live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> thankthank you, this morninge bar pilot who was guiding an oil tanker that scraped the bay bridge yesterday is due to face investigators' questions. the tanke
and was wearing a black t-shirt. >> this morning, oakland police will reveal details on the second theft in two months at the oakland museum of california. this time, burglars stole an $800,000 golden box which happened on monday morning. the burglars stole a piece of quartz from the gold rush era. >> a water emergency is forcing an oakland hospital to postpone elective surgeries. officials have issued a cold dry at the med center after a utility problem shut off water to the facility meaning no one could use the sinks or flush toilet. water was restored late in the evening but nonemergency surgeries have been put off until they make sure everything is okay. patients were never in danger and the hospital will not elaborate on the utility failure. >> former san francisco giants star barry bonds will find out if he was voted in major league baseball's hall of fame. they are expected to announce the results of the votes around 11 a.m. and many have expressed reservations of bonds because of questions about steroid use. votes are cast for a seven time cy young award winner clemens and seem sosa all
're going to win the super bowl. >> even workers from the oakland airport posed for a photo and a cheer as the charter jet taxied off the airport fire department gave the team a water salute to send them off. now, the 49ers are expected to land in new orleans a little after 8:00 our time and also expected to hold a news conference after their arrival. more on that at 11:00. live in santa clara, abc7 news. >> ama: this is from the nfl network. this is new orleans international airport. the team has arrived, and everyone is getting off the plane now. so the team has arrived in new orleans. getting geared up for the super bowl a lot going on this week. of course we always have you covered. i wish i could tell you i was coming off the plane, but maybe shu can tell you who they were. the 49ers are the and ready to take care of business, and a team from abc7 is getting ready to get to new orleans. shu is a former 49ers and will be wearing his super bowl ring. they'll bring you the best coverage and we'll be beating behind the scene updates. >>> in other news, man is in jail, charged with atte
:30 this morning so the on-ramp is closed. >> new this morning the oakland city council has voted to hire the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure to bring in outside help to oakland. all on the council approved to bring in the alameda county sheriff deputy to patrol the streets, helping the oakland police with duties do -- two days a week. oakland police opposed this but leaders say something has to be done about crime. >> members from the 129th rescue wing in mountain view are headed to afghanistan for four months. final deployment preparatio
with muni spent $154 million for that fiscal year in overtime. >> thank you. oakland officials will make a major announcement declaring a local state of emergency to seek outside help over a wave of violence with a recent attack involving a drive-by shooting that wounded five people at walnut and seminary avenue after ten other people were shot since friday across the city in what is believed gang-related shootings. before the drive-by shootings leaders held a conference call to discuss their response to the weekend violence of the oakland's vice mayor called for state of emergency in the city to clear the way to get help from the state, something new city council member agrees with. >> the directive is given to the administrator to work with the legal council to approach jerry brown. >> spokesperson for the mayor says that the public deserve as strong and fast reaction to all of the violence. >> today is the one month anniversary of the school massacre in newtown, connecticut, remembering the 20 children and six adults gunned down at the sandy hook elementary school. students attend cho
is doing okay. thank you, kira. >>> oakland police are investigating a shooting that has left two people injured. police respond today 68th avenue and mcarthur boulevard around 5:30 p.m. yesterday of a neighbors reported hearing gunshots a neighbor told abc7 news off-camera that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said it was gunshots can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. my kids was already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away at edwards and near i-580. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their car after being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night near gushville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that hitchhiker near the stump town brewery on river road, and i
and they are expected to be okay. the truck driver cooperated with police and was not charged. >>> in oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time resume. alan wang is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is fa
safety. he a flight risk. it took multiple agencies including the u.s. marshals to find him in oakland and bring him back here to san francisco. >> dan: an investigation is now underway into a fiery crash that killed a big rig driver and snarled the morning commute. chp says the big rig collided with a pickup truck on highway 37 at highway 29 in vallejo about 6:40 this morning. it landed on a grassy area below and burst into flames. they pulled the driver from the wreckage but sadly he died later at the hospital. he is identified as 43-year-old william ballard of roseville. the driver of the pickup was not hurt. >> was we show you the damage of a school bus suffered as it was rear-ended by a big rig. there was only one student aboard at the time. neither were hurt. it did shut down the highway for a time so tow trucks could move both of these oversized vehicles out of way. >> the pilot of the it on tank they're smashed into the bay bridge has passed his drug test. it hit the protective bumperer on the bridge at a time of low visibility. they may adopt a new safety plan for the bridge a
end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and more than 200 less than we were a couple of years ago. we have seen the ensuing violence much. >> i look forward to a clear direction for my police chief. >> the new city council says if the chief says it is time to bring in the national guard that is what the city should do. >> everyone in the city of oakland is serious and will not tolerate this. we are looking for action. that has been made very clear to our police chief. there is no more talk about it making excuses or explaining. we want action from his officers and from him as the leader of the police department. >> we hope they have a solution about crime. hopefully, they can get the word out we need to stop the violence. >> june lives in oakland. she hears the gun shots. she worries about her two sons. she, too, will watch for results from the announcement. >> i will want to get out here and get out there and stop the vi
into today. shining lasers at pilots is a serious offense punishable by federal law. >> the oakland city council will consider approving the contract of a controversial high profile police consultant, a former los angeles and new york police chief, will be paid $250,000 to turn around oakland's crime wave. tempers flared last week when protesters showed up to voice concerns of possible available profiling. he favors "stop and frisk" where police can stop anyone they feel is suspicious. the oakland city council is scheduled to take up the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the main focus of a community meeting. the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers to dole with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer triggered this when a man attack add co-worker with a box cutter. the community forum is at 6:00 at the hamilton recreational center. repairs begin on the bay bridge bumper damaged in an oil tanker crash this month. abc7 news reporter
that officer was in the neighborhood. police say he was investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old oakland man. no suspects have been arrested in that case and the victim is expected to survive. all of this as the city council is expected to approve hiring of normaller new york city and police chief william brat onto help curve violent crime in oakland. now, that city council meeting starts at 5:30. now, the chief's tactics are controversial and have drawn kbrofts but others believe they'renessry. now cure during that search, they recovered five weapons. one they believe was used to shoot that officerer. >> thank you very much. you mentioned chief bill bratton, protestors plan to fill city hall. the contract bringing former los angeles chief into the city to help lower oakland soaring crime rate. he supports stop and frisk policing allowing office dwrorz detain anyone who looks sus spishus. some believe it will lead towards racial profiling. >>> a community college in texas remains on lock down after a fight turns into a shootout. authorities say two people got into an argument at lone star co
and dan? >> thank you, cabbed -- sandhya. >>> you heard about the oakland sideshow. >> one guy is burning rubber like he is going to catch his car on fire. >> you will hear more of the 9-1-1 calls to the chp and the tipster helping track down the drivers. >> and the chp is helping fight crime, but who is paying for it? >> and tonight from girls on hbo, adam driver is here and kim and kortney kardashian. one of these women is pregnant. is it my baby? find out tonight on "jimmy kimmle live." >> oh brother. "jimmy kimmle live" is right afte >>> investigators are narrowing in on a sideshow that took place in the middle of interstate 880. the stunt could have had deadly consequences. alan wang has the latest on the investigation and the 9-1-1 calls that came in during that incident. >> oh my gosh. >> the chp is getting an abundance of information leading to the drivers involved in this sideshow. it happened on saturday afternoon around 4:00 right in the middle of 880 in oakland. >> it is being shown on the internet and somebody posted it. i saw a comment saying they knew someone in the video.
in sunnyvale. there is 880 commute leaving oakland past the colisieum and 880 looking good from carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. >> thank you, sue. we will look at a dry live doppler 7 hd. the weather is quiet for the commute but we still are watching the fog in the north bay valley where it will stay for now. as far as temperatures, updated these with the 5:00 observation, napa is up a degree to 34. mid-to-upper 30's inland. low-to-mid 40's at san jose at 41 and oakland is 44 and antioch is 43 and san francisco is the warmest at 48. gilroy is close to frost at 34 degrees. the weekend will bring clouds with a wind solicit and chance of rain next week. temperatures from redwood city four degrees above average to doubling digits in livermore when you hit 68 degrees that is 11 degrees warmer-than-average with sunsetting at 5:33 so you get more time to enjoy it. temperatures today are in the mid-to-upper 60's and oakland and fremont at 69 and santa rosa and napa the warm spots and richmond and san francisco and san jose at 67 along with concord. upper 60's to low 70's around the monter
. investigators are looking for a motive and suspect in the case. >> oakland city council member is proposing new curfews or stop and frisk law to counter city violence. since friday there have been nine shootings and four people were killed and 11 injured. police made one arrest and have a warrant for a second suspect. at a news conference yesterday, police chief jordan said the violence the city has seen the past six months can be connected to two groups. >> in washington, dc, vice president biden's gun control task force could reveal recommendations today. president obama said yesterday that he is reviewing a proposal congress will likely need to approve the recommendations but the president added that there are some steps he can take without congressional approval. the national rifle association is vowing to fight any new gun control action. >> after a decade of denial, sometimes bitter denial, lance armstrong is admitting to doping. he admitted it yesterday in an interview with oprah. new video shows oprah before the interview with the former cycling champ in austin, texas, and the doping ad
hours can add up to millions in losses. >>> breaking news more violence in oakland. that's on top of 10 other shootings since friday. olympic oakland -- oakland city is about to make an announcement. >> five people were hit in a spray of bullets tonight. one neighbor heard a number of shots. >> i heard anything between six and 12 shots. i was in the house washing dishes. >> oakland police are trying to get a handle on four deadly shootings. from sky 7hd you can see officers where one of the victims was hit. in the wake of the violence, oakland's vice mayor called for a state of emergency in the city. newly elected city councilmember supports that call. >> that directive is being given to the administrator to work with our legal council to approach jerry brown. >> the city leaders wrapped up a conference call to coordinate what they say is a major announcement tomorrow. a spokesperson says the public deserves a strong and fast reaction to the violence on friday. that conference call wrapped up and shots were fired in this neighborhood. as police collected clues from the latest shooting,
a few hours can add up to millions in losses. >>> breaking news more violence in oakland. that's on top of 10 other shootings since friday. olympic oakland -- oakland city is about to make an announcement. >> five people were hit in a spray of bullets tonight. one neighbor heard a number of shots. >> i heard anything between six and 12 shots. i was in the house washing dishes. >> oakland police are trying to get a handle on four deadly shootings. from sky 7hd you can see officers where one of the victims was hit. in the wake of the violence, oakland's vice mayor called for a state of emergency in the city. newly elected city councilmember supports that call. >> that directive is being given to the administrator to work with our legal council to approach jerry brown. >> the city leaders wrapped up a conference call to coordinate what they say is a major announcement tomorrow. a spokesperson says the public deserves a strong and fast reaction to the violence on friday. that conference call wrapped up and shots were fired in this neighborhood. as police collected clues from the latest shoo
in the deadly shooting massacre in oakland. the 44-year-old juan go is accused murdering seven but he has been declared mentally incompetent and suggestion spended legal proceedings the he was a student at school and now is held in the county jail. >> right now, closing arguments underway in the trial of a san francisco crime laboratory technician accused of distributing cocaine. she is in federal court for a retrial this morning. three months ago a judge declared a pass trial after the jury was unable to reach a verdict. she reportedly admitted to take small amounts of cocaine from samples at the crime laboratory in 2009. as a result, the district attorney was forced to dismiss hundreds of drug-related cases. >> right now, the mayor lee is delivering the state of san francisco address as he exercise the third year in office, he is particularly proud of the city's revived manufacturing sector. he is an excerpt from the webcast streaming right now. >> local manufacturing jobs increase 12.5 percent in 2012, outpacing job growth of other sectors after literally decades of decline. we are putting
.san jose, abc 7 news. >>> more to bring you tonight. city of oakland dealing with highest homicide rate if more than 5 years. >> able 20. >>reporter: neighbors remember those lost to violence and vow to make a difference. we have that story ahead. >> plus big hall after pot will you get in santa clara county where investigators found a lieutenant more than marijuana. >> getting readytor the tournament of roses parade. sneak peek that the year pretty sneak peek that the year pretty remarkable floats. >> each year catholic church in oakland they hold a ceremony to remember the people killed in that city. this year has been especially devastating. sergio has the story. >>reporter: dozens of white crosses on the front lawn of this church are a sobering reminder of the level of violence in oakland of 2012. each cross has a number and name written on it. >> yes. he was shot october 28 and he was on his way home from his grandmother's house. >>reporter: her son name among the 131 names wrn on these crosses. not since 2006 has the homicide rate in the city been so high. >> jordan age 20
. at the cathedral of christ the flight oakland parishioners took commune on from the same chalice at the height of flu season. the diocese of oakland and san francisco say priest have the option of not giving commune i don't know to stop the spread of the flu. >> at the beginning of mass he said it was okay if we decided abstain from taking the wine at mass. it wasn't a sin. wasn't anything to worry about. >>reporter: cdc say 47 states are experiencing wide spread flu activity. but california is one of the least active states. still the level of awareness is on the rise here. >> for my job and so i was hand sanitizing all day long. >>reporter: fremont people rushed to get flu shots at washington hospital where clinic held today and tomorrow to meet demand. >> in fact i was just at walgreen's other day and big lane for that because the news just lick you guys doing right now scared everybody into getting it. >>reporter: shortage of flu shot spotty around the bay are area. wall gleans milpitas is temporarily out of the flu vaccine while it waits for new order. >> impact hasn't been human
. hospitals even churches are taking precaution precautions. at the cathedral of christ the flight oakland parishioners took commune on from the same chalice at the height of flu season. the diocese of oakland and san francisco say priest have the option of not giving commune i don't know to stop the spread of the flu. >> at the beginning of mass he said it was okay if we decided abstain from taking the wine at mass. it wasn't a sin. wasn't anything to worry about. >>reporter: cdc say 47 states are experiencing wide spread flu activity. but california is one of the least active states. still the level of awareness is on the rise here. >> for my job and so i was hand sanitizing all day long. >>reporter: fremont people rushed to get flu shots at washington hospital where clinic held today and tomorrow to meet demand. >> in fact i was just at walgreen's other day and big lane for that because the news just lick you guys doing right now scared everybody into getting it. >>reporter: shortage of flu shot spotty around the bay are area. wall gleans milpitas is temporarily out of the flu v
lan, however, that has not yet been voted on. lawmakers continue to tinker witness. >> oakland police are saying very little about the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl. her murder stit's 131 homicide of 2012. she died after being shot yesterday afternoon, walking to the coliseum bart station. she's the 12th person under age 18 to be murdered in oakland this year. the shooter wounded a 14-year-old boy who is expected to survive. detectives haven't said what triggered this shooting. her mother says the young girl was caught in the cross fire and another teen was a target. >> she didn't do nothing to nobody. when people want to go shoot they need to go to iraq, iran and fight if you want to do that. shoot people, innocent people that didn't do nothing to you. >> the death comes squft two weeks after her father died from stomach cancer. >> crosses covering a lawn in san pablo avenue. that memorial grew to 131 crosses this year, one for each person murdered in oakland during 2012. family members of some victims join forward a special memorial service inside of st. clum yurks joining to
a subsequent robbery jones raped the woman. jones was found hide neglect backyard of the home. >> an oakland official says the city has lost control of the streets and believes its time to declare a state of emergency. those words from vice mayor larry reed in the wake of a bloody period on friday. four people were killed, including a teenage boy. police say the shootings are a result of gang shootings. the declaration would give the city funds from the state. >>> police were busy during last night's 49ers playoff game against the packers. 92 people were rejected from the game, another 25 were arrested for public back indication. ofs also arrested two other people on suspicion of auto burglary. another 62 people had to be look at by medical staff at the stadium. police did not provide details of their injuries. the niners play the atlanta falcons next week in atlanta. >> hockey fans celebrated after the san jose sharks began training camp. folks cheered as the men in black took center ice. the players returned to work after team owners and the union agreed on a contract that some people have
channel street. we will follow this on abc7 news.com. right now the oakland police department newly hired consultant is speaking to abc7 after a vote by the oakland city council to bring him on board. bill bratton is a former los angeles police chief and new york city police commissioner. the city council voted 7-1 around 2:00 this morning after a meeting that included four hours of public comment against and in favor of hiring bratton. critics worry he will recommend a stop-and-frisk policy that could lead to racial profiling but he says that is not the case. we talked to him by phone. >> stop and frisk and official profiling and the other issues of concern people have abuse police use of force can be effectively addressed by strong leadership that is focused on a constitutional policing. >> abc7 news reporter joins us with reaction to the controversial decision. amy? >> city hall was decisive with the 7-1 vote but in the neighborhoods people are split. the vote came in the middle of the night, it was already being talked about in the neighborhood this morning. >> i thought it was very g
on interstate 980 in oakland. a pedestrian was hit and killed near the 17th street on-ramp to westbound 980. according to the bay area news group, the man was elderly and hit by three cars. the first two left the scene and the third driver waited for police. there is no word on why the pedestrian was on the on-ramp. >>> a san jose woman known for selling candy and soda out of her home was found killed. she was found shot and police are not sure what lead to the shooting. they believe that the woman was targeted. neighbors say she was a positive presence in the area. >> my niece used to go there and buy candy, soda. she was nice, kind. she cares about people. she was the candy lady. >> investigators spent some time this evening going through her car. they pulled out a bach packed with -- a box packed with cartonses of cigarettes. we found a business license registered to the victim that allows her to sell cigarettes. >>> in san jose police are trying to find the man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl. tried and thankfully did not succeed. alan wang is live at police headquarters with the
:00, california highway patrol officer is recovering from injuries after a traffic accident in oakland this afternoon. investigators say the officer was responding to an emergency call when he lost control of his cruiser and slammed into a pole on broadway. the officer suffered minor injuries in the crash. >>> one man is in custody after a police chase in the east bay ended in a crash. officers spotted a stolen suv early this morning in el cerrito. the driver took off, leading them on a chains down i-80 and 580, into the oakland hills. the suv lost control, hit a curb, slammed into a tree, upside-down before it flipped back upright. two people took off running. police grabbed one of them, a 19-year-old. the other got away. six others inside that suv were injured, including man with life-threatening injuries. >> ing renow police have given the all-clear after a bomb scare on the streets. a met tallic brief case with weiss hanging out was found around 3:00 in the area of vallejo and stockton streets near chinatown. a sheller in place order was given for businesses and residents in the ar
the temperatures: 40 in oakland and 42 in san francisco and 41 at half moon bay and everyone else in the 30's and a few 20's including concord and san rafael. in the monterey bay everyone at freezing including 28 at gilroy. hazy sunshine. milder temperatures this afternoon. we have the possibility with the stagnant air mass of poor air quality all week. the stagnant air mass keeps us dry. no rain in the forecast through wednesday. temperatures are getting close to where they should be for this january 16. liver more is two degrees warmer at 58. and redwood city at 59 san jose is 59, as well, a degree short of average. we will hit 60 in fremont and palo alto and 59 is the warmer spot in oak oakland and san jose. fairfield and vallejo andantback are cooler at 56. gilroy is the warmer spot at 52. frost is possible inland as the morning low slowly moderates and slower than our afternoon low and mid-30's to low 40's around the bay shore and 43 in san francisco tonight. here is the area of high pressure, it has not moved and it will not move any time soon but the air mass will as it retreats to the
, cayman died at the oakland zoo shortly after it was seized in a potted busted. the owner was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale. he could face other charges including possession after an exotic animal without a permit. they provided this photo of a 34 pounds of marijuana they say they found at the grow house. it is valued more than a hundred thousand dollars. >> a grandmother has been arrested accused of stealing $400,000 from the santa clara county nonprofit where she worked. 62-year-old woman took hundreds of documents housing for independent people to pay for unneeded repairs for her oakland home. the d.a.'s office she filed fake claims for repairs and then pocketed that money. >> teacher credited with diffuse ago school shooting in kern county. it happened in taft. a 16-year-old was armed with a shotgun, he shot one student and fired one other shot. the student was hit is hospitalized in critical condition. the quick acting teacher got the other students out the backdoor and he another staff member convinced the shooter to put down the gun. >> the best i can te
the bay in oakland. lovely weather that is only going to get lovelyer. there apparently it won't be good tomorrow, either. saturday morning it will be sunny, mild throughout the weekend. there are lots of people looking for favorable conditions. wave rights are increasing and northwest swells up to 20 feet, long currents could be a problem, right now, you canwjmh÷ see wave heights are pretty low. temperature range still cold in spots during early morning hours. 28 in fairfield. 82 lir livermore, temperatures though still chilly, will be gradually moderating over next couple nights.o]Ñ >> she says the president saved her life, now this bay area woman is on the way to president obama's inauguration. the story is new at 4:30. >> another look at traffic right now. heading into san francisco, taking toll plaza, smooth sailing really not much traffic coming into the city this afternoon. stay with us. mo >>> a birthday for a funny lady and why stars are leaving hollywood for someplace colder. >> stars and movie makers leaving hollywood for park city, utah today. it's the start of the big sund
. abc 7 news joins us live now outside of the oakland courtroom where a judge was asked to step in. laura? >> yes. hi. well, drake's bay is seeking a temporary injunction to keep the operation open beyond a february 28th deadline for it to clochls a judge here heard arguments on both sides late into the afternoon. >> new, it's waiting time. >> owner kevin will have to wait a little while longer to find out if the drake's bay oyster farm will stay open past next month. >> are you hopeful it will stay open? >> absolutely hopeful. we think this is a matter of law wex think our attorneys did an amazing job. >> in a courtroom packed with drake's bay supporters a judge heard two hours of arguments but did not issue a ruling for a temporary injunction that would keep the farm open longer. as it is now, interior secretary kenneth salazar ordered the operation shut down by farm supporters say what is illegal. in 1976, congress designated the larger drake's estero a few you're protected area and announced the u.s. park service fwhot renew the lease. it's a move supported by several environme
go flying over the divider. john is live at chp headquarters in oakland with the details and the video. john even the cops say they haven't seen anything like this. >>reporter: this was something else. chp would love to get their hands on the drivers and they have a lot of video evidence of what happened right in the middle of the freeway. tonight we spoke to woman who had a front row seat. doesn't get more bold than this. saturday afternoon about half dozen drivers took over 8 80 north near the oakland coliseum doing do nut and burning rub interwhat is called a side show. a lot of drivers caught up in the traffic jam not impressed. >> my friend and i were saying look at the idiots. they are stupid. they are going to get hurt. toward the end of the video i really got scared. i was contain of screaming. my god i this the it was going to hit the wall this. >>reporter: woman a passenger in a car heading south bound on 8 80 didn't want to be identified. it lasted few short minutes before somebody yelled at the police were on their way. people on both side of the f
headquarters in oakland with the details and the video. john even the cops say they haven't seen anything like this. >>reporter: this was something else. chp would love to get their hands on the drivers and they have a lot of video evidence of what happened right in the middle of the freeway. tonight we spoke to woman who had a front seat. doesn't get more bold than this. saturday afternoon about half dozen drivers took over 8 80 north near the oakland coliseum doing do nut and burning rub interwhat is called a side show. a lot of drivers caught up in the traffic jam not impressed. >> my friend and i were saying look at the idiots. they are stupid. they are going to get hurt. toward the end of the video i really got scared. i was contain of screaming. my god i this the it was going to hit the wall this. >>reporter: woman a passenger in a car heading south bound on 8 80 didn't want to be identified. it lasted few short minutes before somebody yelled at the police were on their way. people on both side of the freeway whipped out the cell phone camera. few got out of the cars in the
>> we are back with a look at your wind. oakland 3 miles per hour . west at 7 . northwest at santa rosa . look at the coast gusty in half moon bay and in the beaches that's where you will find the fastest winds. the winds are keeping the atmosphere overturned and the clean air is over us from alaska and will yield temperatures to 50s in the noon hours. enjoy, here is kristin. >> mike thank you so much. >> happening now. president obama is expected to leave the white house to travel to las vegas and that's ere he will lay out his vision for immigration reform. he is calling for a pathway citizenship for the illegal immigrants and more effective mechanisms for employers to verify a worker's status. it comes after a bipartisan group of workers created a frame work for 11 million people living here illegally in the u.s.. it happened today in washington d.c.. senate expected to confirm john kerry as secretary of state. confirmation hearings went well. president obama nominated the massachusetts senator to replace outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. with kerry's confirmation all but
temperatures this weekend and 24-hour temperature change oakland hit 62 and concord hit veteran and san francisco at 58, two degrees warmer. fremont at 61. san jose jumped five degrees up to 62. everyone is going to be in the upper 50's to low 60's but for antioch and live more at 56 degrees. mid-to-upper 60's throughout monterey bay and let to upper 60's headed inland the tonight, 20's and 30's, again, forecast for you, and mid-30's to upper 30's an the bay shore. a couple of things to think headed to the beach with temperatures in the 60's, sneaker waves tell -- possible tonight and tomorrow and then saturday and sunday afternoon with strong rip currents and more sneak waves. temperatures taper next week but it looks dry and we are in the 50's by wednesday. >> if san jose we have an an injury accident with a vehicle off the road. there could be some emergency crews blocking a lane. eastbound 4, we have road closing left lane closed until 6:00 and westbound is jamming up out of antioch and under 20 minutes to 242. northbound 242 at willow pass to concord avenue we have road work until
on the streets. oakland faces a shortage of officers, the plan calls for putting sheriff deputies on the streets of oakland, including hiring more crime technicians. and the current class will hit the streets inv9'b>á(2Ñ >> we vnlt had an entry level academy in four years, i hope you can be there. the first time in five years we've held a police academy. we need more than that. >> the chief points out they will work in high crime areas supplementing officers on the job there. >> san francisco police close twror finding a man who kill aid dog. they named this man as a suspect. police say he stole money from a woman, when the dog started wark barking from ini had of the car, police say he snatched the dog and tlau it into traffic. the dog died at the vet. a cat is going home after surviving an arrow through the che. tonight the owner wants who can did it held responsible. laura anthony is wlif a story only on abc 7 news. laura? >> this cat just left the hospital with his family. now we're going to show you photos of him yesterday. when he arrived herelgwcñ with n airo please know photos are har
the body was pulled last night around 8:00. breaking news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but
their case. >> oakland lawmaker take steps to tighten sales of ammunition in the state. assembly woman of the state joined a host others to introduce state bill ab48, that regulates all ammunition sales and require those who buy it to show identification. it would also ban conversion kits. >> the kits that allow you to convert a weapon to be able to shoot bullets fast without reloading. that's another thing that this bill does, eliminates that. >> oakland mayor also spoke to the ground. the bill requires ammunition dealers to be licensed and they be required to report those sales to the justice department. >> happening now the oakland city council is getting a brand new look, free new city council members are sworn into office at this hour and two them have never held elected office before. environmental advocate and an affordable housing advocate who will replace a council veteran from west oakland. the third new member will replace a veteran councilmen from another district. the california legislature begin as new session in sacramento with a new advantage for democrats. for the firs
all of those in san francisco. and then, you can also head over to oakland and space and science center, just bring your debit or cred yait yit card and a photo id. it's a great deal. >> looks like a deal. >> thankymydcámÑ >> yes let's talk about the cold weather. >> and. >> there are things changing behind me as we look down embarcadero towards the bay there. the moisture is a little bit higher and wind is blowing. notÃcold tonight. checking out a live picture from our south beach camera. you can see this morning frosty cold. 26 degrees. it's going to be cold. let's check out live doppler 7 but not as chilly as what we saw this morning. you can see clouds beginning to approach, changes are on the way. our live doppler 7 hd will be looking at rain soon here. you'll need umbrellas,li2n@ temperatures falling in upper 40s this, afternoon, it was beautiful in oakland got up to 60 degrees. a little bit milder than where we are. chill yes to cold overnight. and rain is likely for saturday and sunday so if you have weekend plans listen up to the teeming -- timing of the system here.
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